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Ohio University--Athens

Athens, OH
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Visiting and Contact Info

Visiting And Contact Information

120 Chubb Hall

Athens, OH 45701

United States

Phone: 740-593-4100

Fax: 740-593-0560


Admissions Office Contact Info
Admissions Office Contact:Kevin L. Witham
Title:Sr Assoc., Dir., for On Campus Programs
Admissions Office Address:Undergraduate Admissions
120 Chubb Hall
Athens, OH 45701-2979
Admissions Office Phone:740-593-4100
Admissions Office Fax:740-593-0560
Admissions Office Email:admissions@ohio.edu

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Experience College Life
Most Popular Places on Campus:Charles J. Ping Recreation Center
Kennedy Museum of Art
Templeton-Blackburn Memorial Auditorium
Convocation Center
Alden Library
6. Baker University Center
Most Popular Places Off Campus:Stuart's Opera House-Nelsonville
Dairy Barn - Cultural Arts Center
Donkey Coffee
Athens County Historical Society and Museum
Hocking Hills Recreation Area

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Campus Tours
Campus Visiting Center:Yes
     Hours:Monday-Friday; Saturday
By Appointment
Phone Number:740-593-4100
Campus Tours:Yes
     Appointment Required:Yes
     Tour Dates:Year-round
Average Length:2 hours
Contact Email Address to Sign-Up:admissions@ohio.edu

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On Campus Interviews
On Campus Interviews:No
Information Sessions:Available
Times:Monday - Saturday, Times vary

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Faculty and Coach Visits
Dates/Times Available:Year-round
Arrangements:Contact Athletic Department
Advance Notice:2 weeks

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Class Visits
Dates Available:Academic Year
     Describe:Contact Department

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Overnight Dorm Stays
Overnight Dorm Stays:Not Available
Any Limitations:Undergraduate Admissions does not coordinate overnight stays.

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Types of Transportation Available to Campus:
Port Columbus International Airport in Columbus is 75 miles (a 2-hour drive) from campus. Rental cars are available at the airport. The Ohio University Airport, which is 12 miles from campus, has a 4,200-foot lighted runway and is open to the public. Ground transportation from the airport to Athens should be arranged in advance. Bus service to and from Athens is available by calling Lakefront Trailways at 1-800-638-6338 ext. 162 or All Points Transportation at 740-927-9778.
Driving Instructions to Campus:
From US-33 or US-50 (which merge near Athens), take Exit 17, for OH-682N. There is a traffic circle (roundabout) at the end of the off-ramp. Traffic entering the circle must yield to traffic already in the circle. Keep to the right & take the first exit, onto Richland Ave; cross the Hocking River and enter the Ohio University campus.
Local Accommodations: Near By:
For convenience, you cannot beat the Ohio University Inn and Conference Center (331 Richland Ave.; 740-593-6661), adjacent to the campus (about a 15-minute walk to the admissions office). The prices are in the moderate range.
Local Accommodations: Far Away:
If you can't get into the Ohio University Inn, call the Athens County Convention and Visitor's Bureau at 800-878-9767 for a list of other are hotels. Lake Hope State Park (740-596-5253), 30 minutes from campus, has inexpensive cabins available year-round (rent by the week in summer) and various types of campsites. Burr Oak State Park (800-282-7275), also 30 minutes away, has a lodge and 2-bedroom cabins with kitchenettes. The views are beautiful and the cost is inexpensive to moderate. Rates vary seasonally and with the day of the week. Check for special packages.

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Visiting and Contact Info

  • Admissions Office Address:
  • Undergraduate Admissions
    120 Chubb Hall
    Athens, OH 45701-2979
    Phone: 740-593-4100
    Fax: 740-593-0560
    Email: admissions@ohio.edu
  • Visiting Center:
  • Campus Tours:
  • On Campus Interviews:
  • Overnight Dorm Stays:
    Not Available
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